**Indian Air Force Airman Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016| Details about Exam of Group X and Y**

**Exam Pattern**

The candidates have to go through five stages to get selected for the post.

1. Written Test

2. Adaptability Test-13. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

4. Adaptability Test-2

5. Medical Examination

__Written Test__

2. Question paper will be bilingual(English & Hindi) except for English paper.

3. Written test for candidates opting for both Group X&Y shall be conducted in one sitting, using the same OMR sheet.

4. Subjects in paper and Duration of the Test will be as follows

Group |
Duration |
Subjects |

Group X (Technical) Trades | 60 minutes | English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus. |

Group Y (Non-Technical) Trades | 45 minutes | English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA). |

Both Group X&Y Trades | 85 minutes | English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA). |

**Syllabus**

**Air Force Group X Syllabus 2016**

**ENGLISH**

- Comprehension-A small passage followed by questions.
- To judge comprehension
- Drawing of inferences
- Use of vocabulary
- Composition
- Agreement of subject with verb
- Pattern of verb and their use.
- Sequence of tenses.
- Transformation of sequences-Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative.
- Grammar
- Spellings
- Word formation
- Antonyms and Synonyms
- One word substitution
- Correct usage of – articles, Prepositions, adjectives-degrees of comparison, conjunctions, Nouns and Pronouns and numbers (Singular-Plural)Words, which are commonly getting confused
- Word order
- Correct usage of Adverbs
- Idioms and Phrases
- Use of simple idioms
- Use of Common proverbs
- Direct/Indirect sentences : Narration change
- Change of various types of sentences from direct to indirect form
- Change of various types of sentences from indirect to direct form
- Active and Passive Voices
- Change of all types of sentences from active to passive form
- Change of all types of sentences from passive to active form

**PHYSICS**

- Physical World & Measurement
- Kinematics
- Laws of Motion
- Work, Energy & Power
- Motion of System of particles & Rigid Body
- Gravitation
- Properties of Bulk Matter
- Thermodynamics
- Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of gases
- Oscillations & Waves
- Electrostatics
- Current Electricity
- Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating current
- Electromagnetic WavesOptics
- Dual Nature of Matter
- Atoms and Nuclei
- Electronic Devices
- Communication Systems

**MATHEMATICS**

- Sets, Relations, functions
- Trigonometric functions
- Inverse Trigonometric functions
- Complex Numbers
- Quadratic Equations
- Sequence & Series (AP & GP)
- Permutation
- Combination
- Binomial Theorem
- Coordinate geometry – Straight line, Circles, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola
- Exponential Series
- Logarithmic Series
- Matrices
- Determinants
- Limit & Continuity
- Differentiation
- Application of Differentiation
- Indefinite Integrals
- Definite Integrals
- Application of Integration
- Deferential Equations
- Probability Statistics

**Air Force Group Y Syllabus 2016**

**ENGLISH**

Same as Group X.

**(A) Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)**

- Numerical Series
- Distance and Direction Sense Test
- Mathematical Operations (Assigning Value to Arithmetic Sign)
- Number Ranking & Time Sequence Test
- Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
- Inserting Correct Mathematical Digit
- Human Relation
- Coding and Decoding
- Odd Man Out
- Mutual Relation Problem
- Tallest Youngest Relation
- Dictionary Words
- Analogy
- Non Verbal Reasoning
- Number Coding
- Number Puzzle

**Mathematics**

- Ratio and proportion
- Average
- LCM, HCF
- Profit and Loss
- Time, Distance and Speed
- Percentage
- Simplification of Numbers
- Fraction
- Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle
- Surface area and Volume of Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
- Probability
- Simple Trigonometry

**GK and CA**

- General Science
- Civics
- Geography
- Current Events
- History
- Basic Computer Operation

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